Dimuth Karunaratne century keeps Sri Lanka alive in Colombo

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Dimuth Karunaratne scored a brilliant century to keep Sri Lanka's hopes alive on the final day as they went on to post 268 for eight, stretching their lead to 139 runs at stumps on day four of the second Test against Bangladesh in Colombo.

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Suren1998's picture
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Good knock from Karunaratne but poor batting from the middle order. Its a shame that kusal mendis went out with a wrong umpiring decision, maybe SL would be in a great position if the TV umpire didnt make that mistake. I think Dhananjaya needs to be dropped for future tests, Mathews will replace him. The 5th day will be interesting, BD are still favourites to win but i would love to see SL fightback hard like they did the last 20 overs. If Lakmal and Dilruwan put on another 40-50 runs before the lose a wicket, then for the last wicket partnership they should keep Sandakan off strike and let the other batsmen play his shots like Chandimal and herath did in tje first innings. It would be funny if SL bat through most ofthe day and set a target of 200 for BD with under 30 overs left.

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